piece that is aleatoric
in nature and that uses the technique of silence
Theories of probability can be characterized by two distinctions: aleatoric
Depending on structure as we must, to help us make sense of the world, we do not know how well we understand a world that is increasingly improvisatory, aleatoric
Manet's painting, in which imagery is divested of symbolic value, has an "ineliminable aleatoric
quality," which makes it a site of continual formal undecidability.
The test would require judges to make judgments about which portions of reality are deterministic and which are aleatoric
Both the structuring and the reading of collage fiction often involves an aleatoric
component that recalls not only the Cubist work of Braque and Picasso, but also the Dada and Surrealist work of Duchamp and Breton: interest in the found object, the readymade, the chance encounter.
Here, the articulator of the various sections of aleatoric
counterpoint is a repeated-note motive on octave Cs in the cello.
The political opportunities which local leaders try to seize upon are of several types, the whole "art of politics" (a highly aleatoric
activity) being to combine these resources in furtherance of such a plan:
Entropy, like information, only seems aleatoric
and disordered; possessing a measure of uncertainty" (Shannon), entropy holds fecund potential for order.
Contemporary science, for example, has moved beyond positivistic models with their Laplacean ideal of mechanistic science, replacing them with paradigms emphasizing the aleatoric
and random elements of knowing.
Today the earth is inundated with Iranian neo-neorealism, a wave of arguably boring good movies with cheapo production values, aleatoric
docu-dramaturgy, dewy but not innocent amateur actors and a piercing concern for the downtrodden.
With time, however, it seems that the whole space of aleatoric
discourses obeys a law of negative entropy which is in opposition to the positive entropy of the physical environment: in the space of the mind, the quantity of information is constantly increasing, despite -- or because -- of these perpetual disagreements.